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Who Killed Brandon Simms?

The family of a man shot and killed in a home invasion is asking the public for help.

Brandon Simms was killed late Friday night. Police say two men were in his garage when he got home from a day out with his family. Simms's fianc was also shot, but luckily survived.
She spoke only to local 12. Adam Clements has her story.

Today was really hard for the family of Brandon Simms, they're still grieving. They realize how important it is to tell his story. The family is asking for your help, they just want his killer caught. "Please. Help us find who did this." Pleads Simm's fianc Latisha Wright

Latisha Wright is in a world of pain, she was just a few feet away with her two year old daughter when her fianc Brandon Simms was shot and killed. Latisha was also shot, but losing Brandon hurts more. "If you have anything, you may not think it's important but it may be important to us. Just please. Somebody help us." Wright added.

About three dozen friends and relatives showed up for Wednesdays news conference. Simms's father, Victor Hunter, fought back tears.

"Totally without fanfare, that's the kind of guy he was. Personable. Give you anything. Whatever they did get, they could have just asked him." Victor Bridge said

Relatives say Brandon was a generous man. And a loving father. He worked hard. Just wanted to be a good family man."That's what makes it so hard. Because he was an all-around great person. I mean - Character. Personality. Everything. For days. He was a wonderful person." Brandon's sister Ashley Hunter said.

"I love him to death and he just didn't deserve that." Vera Simms said.

Victor says he's already forgiven his son's killer, but he still wants to know why it happened. He also wants the violence, random or not, to stop. "The faces of Brandons family, it's so much deeper than you might realize. You might say why Brandon. Why not Brandon?' Why not start right here with Brandon." Victor Hunter said.

Such an emotional day for this family. To sit down with a lot of Brandons close relatives. They all stressed to that this isn't something they plan on letting people forget about.

Police say they're looking for two men in connection with the murder of Brandon Simms..
If you know anything that could help the investigation. Call CRIMESTOPPERS at 352-3040. You can get cash for your anonymous tip.




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